This resource reviews how to handle flood damaged carpets and rugs. It provides tips on deciding whether or not to throw out rugs or carpets that have been in contact with water. Additionally, it reviews steps for reducing musty smells in carpet.
This resource is a set of PowerPoint slides on flooded house clean up. It includes information about different hazards that may be present following a flood, how to clean out a home safely by taking into consideration mold and other contaminants. This resource also discusses structural integrity including a cleanout sequence and how to decide what to save or throw out.
This resource is a quick fact sheet on how to prepare a flooded home for winter. This resource includes topics such as insulation and heat, how to reduce soil moisture, how to remove moisture from the home, how to protect water pipes sewer drains, and more.
This resource is the second of five videos and a series on flooded house clean up. This video coveres issues such as evaluating homes for structural integrity, how to shut off electric and gas, and how to clean affected parts of the home.
This brief article reviews mold in the home including what mold is, what mold does to our bodies, how mold gets into homes, how to tell if you have a mold problem, how to get rid of mold, and how to prevent mold from growing in the home.
This article provides a comprehensive overview of moisture in the basement, both causes and solutions. The article reviews problems that can damage your house, how to find the sources of basement moisture, how moisture moves through out of basement, and typical causes a basement moisture problems among other topics.